FALLS CHURCH, Va. (May 13, 2008) – DynCorpInternational Inc. (NYSE: DCP) today announced theappointment of William L. Ballhaus as President and Chief ExecutiveOfficer, effective May 19, 2008. He succeeds Herb Lanese, whowill retire from his chief executive duties but continue to serveon the company’s board of directors.
Ballhaus, 40, joins DynCorp International from BAE Systems wherehe most recently served as president of its Network Systemsdivision. Previously, he was president of BAE Systems’ NationalSecurity Solutions and Mission Solutions divisions, both servingthe US defense, intelligence and homeland security markets. Priorto joining BAE Systems in 2003, Ballhaus held a number of seniorexecutive positions at Boeing’s satellite systems business,previously Hughes Space and Communications, including senior vicepresident of system engineering and general manager of astand-alone electronics subsidiary.
Ballhaus received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineeringfrom the University of California at Davis, and master’s anddoctoral degrees in aeronautics and astronautics from StanfordUniversity. He also holds a master’s degree in businessadministration from UCLA’s Anderson Graduate School ofManagement.
“Bill Ballhaus has the keen intellect, energy and provenleadership skills to accomplish our goal of growing DynCorpInternational profitably while continuing to diversify itsportfolio of customers and contract vehicles,” said Robert B.McKeon, DynCorp International Chairman. “The defense industry is inBill’s blood – he is the third generation of his family to serve inindustry leadership roles. At the same time, we are gratified tostill have access to Herb Lanese through his continuing boardmembership and thank him for his significant contributions thathelped position DynCorp International for future growth.”
Commenting on his new role, Ballhaus said, “I’m proud to join the15,000 men and women of DynCorp International who every day providea great service to our country and our customers in deliveringmission-critical technical services and enhancing security aroundthe globe. I welcome the opportunity to work with the company’sleadership team and the Board to deliver enhanced value for allDynCorp International stakeholders.”
About DynCorp International
DynCorp International is a provider of specializedmission-critical technical services to civilian and militarygovernment agencies worldwide, and operates major programs in lawenforcement training and support, security services, baseoperations, aviation services, contingency operations, andlogistics support. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., DynCorpInternational has approximately 15,000 employees worldwide. Formore information, visit www.dyn-intl.com.